FOOTBALL: Varsity Boys

MPS 2019-20 Varsity Boys Football Team
PIAA-DISTRICT 10 CLASS AAA REGION 3 | 2018-19 RECORD: 10-1
Laker spirit abounds as football season arrives each September. Our home games are played in the beautiful Mercyhurst University Football Stadium following tailgate picnics on our adjoining MPS campus. For the past 25 years, MPS Laker football teams have advanced to the District 10 playoffs, experienced undefeated seasons, were regional champs multiple times and ultimately captured the District 10 title. This sport, which offers teams at both the JV & Varsity level, gives our student-athletes the chance to play right away, and as a perennial playoff team, a chance to WIN. Coach Jeff Root and his dedicated staff invite you to take your place as a Laker in our successful tradition of MPS football.

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Schedule & Results

Date Time Opponent Venue Results
Friday
Aug. 23
7:00 p.m. Meadville High School Mercyhurst University Lost
20-42
Friday
Aug. 30
7:00 p.m. Corry Area Middle/High School Mercyhurst University Won
21-13
Friday
Sep. 06
7:00 p.m. @ Hickory High School Hickory High School Lost
26-46
Friday
Sep. 13
7:00 p.m. @ Titusville High School Titusville High School Won
56-0
Friday
Sep. 20
7:00 p.m. Harborcreek High School Mercyhurst University  
Friday
Sep. 27
7:00 p.m. @ Fairview High School Fairview High School  
Friday
Oct. 04
7:00 p.m. @ Union City Area High School Union City Area High School  
Friday
Oct. 11
7:00 p.m. @ Girard High School Girard High School  
Friday
Oct. 18
7:00 p.m. North East High School Mercyhurst University  

Varsity and Junior Varsity Roster

# First Name Last Name Height Weight Offense Defense Grade
1 C.J. Liegl 6’3’ 220 TE LB 12
3 Duey Byrd 5’8” 142 WR DB 10
4 Blaise Grover 5’10” 165 WR DB 11
5 Anthony Altadonna 5’9” 152 WR DB 11
6 Gus Campbell 5’11” 175 RB DB 9
7 David Bahm 6’2” 170 QB S 9
8 Kaleet Spearman 5’10” 195 RB LB 11
9 Steve Smith 6’1” 185 RB DB 11
10 Gino Barretta 5’11” 175 RB LB 9
11 Nate Helsley 6’6” 185 WR S 12
13 Matt Luce 6’ 170 QB LB 11
14 Jace Barnett 6’ 170 WR DB 11
15 Josh Wingenbach 5’9” 140 WR DB 9
16 Jacob Clarke 6’ 155 WR DB 11
17 Shawn Estella 5’9” 160 WR DB 10
20 Andreas McCullum 5’8” 128 WR DB 9
21 Conor Fitzgerald 6’ 165 WR LB 11
24 Malakiah Riley 5”11” 138 WR DB 9
25 Aronde Bridgett 5’9” 165 RB DB 10
26 Iyan Baker 6’1” 175 WR DB 12
28 Thomas Langer 5’11 165 RB LB 9
33 Anthony Neff 5’8” 145 WR DB 10
36 Casey Crossman 5’11” 175 RB LB 11
43 Sam Gonzalez 5’10” 165 RB LB 10
44 Jarod Wallwork 6’ 205 TE LB 11
50 Doug Aaron 5’10” 185 OL DL 12
52 Ben Hawkins 6’ 210 OL DL 9
54 Cory Jones 6’2” 245 OL DL 11
55 Jacob Hanks 5’11” 200 OL DL 12
57 Dylan Schley 6’4” 275 OL DL 12
58 George Mann 5’11” 205 OL DL 9
64 Mason Presler 6’ 225 OL DL 12
65 Gabe Estrada 6’ 210 OL DL 12
71 Chet Smith 6’2” 220 OL DL 9
72 Dave Kaliszewski 6’1” 235 OL DL 11
73 Nick Walters 6’3” 270 OL DL 12
74 Ben Spaulding 6’ 285 OL DL 9
75 Kaden Bluey 6’3” 235 OL DL 11
78 Nick Spaulding 6’1” 210 OL DL 12
79 Connor McLellan 6’1” 275 OL DL 11
80 Harrison Ulmer 6’ 135 WR DB 10
90 Sutton Rowland 5’11” 170 K / WR P / DB 12

Coach(es)

Mr. Jeff RootHead Coach
Mr. Rich KraftyAssistant Coach
Mr. Joe DiSantiAssistant Coach
Mr. Greg LuceAssistant Coach
Mr. Ken BrasingtonAssistant Coach
Mr. Trey ProctorAssistant Coach
Mr. Scott GorringAssistant Coach
Mr Dan DiTullioAssistant Coach
Mr. Scott MonetaAssistant Coach
Mr Dan LoringerAssistant Coach
Mr. Andre BridgettAssistant Coach
Mr Todd DiGangeAssistant Coach
Mr. Steve WingenbachAssistant Coach
Mr. Carlos HarrisAssistant Coach
Mr. Scotty GorringAssistant Coach